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Collegetown Underground

Dive Deep Into Your City

April 26, 2017 11:48 AM
Deepen your connection with the inspiring community where you live and study. Just 30 students will be selected to participate in Collegetown Underground; a four-day immersive opportunity to learn about Baltimore outside the classroom.
 

East Baltimore 2017

Collegetown Underground East Baltimore will focus on how community development is influenced by anchor institutions, ethnic and cultural groups, and nonprofit organizations. Participants will learn about systemic issues faced by neighborhoods, explore history and culture, and connect with community leaders.

Who Should Apply?

  • Civic-minded students who want to learn more about Baltimore area issues and opportunities
  • Undergraduate and graduate students from any major or program
  • Those able to commit to the program dates
$100 cost to cover food and lodging.

The Program:

Thursday, June 1 - Sunday, June 4, 2017
Four days of education, action, and reflection (overnight)

Day One: Orientation
exploring self-identity, group identity, and area history

Day Two: Education
listening to and engaging with community organizations

Day Three: Action
volunteering with community organizations

Day Four: Reflection
staying in action and becoming advocates

Applications Due – May 1. For questions, contact Kirsten Brinlee, Assistant Director at Baltimore Collegetown Network.

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